Intel Core i5-8250U vs AMD A12-9800

Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel BGA1356 MOBILE
1600 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2017
Intel Core i5-8250U

AMD A12-9800
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
AMD A12-9800

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    163%
  • AMD A12-9800
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    164%
  • AMD A12-9800
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    163%
  • AMD A12-9800
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8250U

Much higher single threaded performance (around 64% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 63% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
50 watts lower power draw.
Around 63% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD A12-9800

None

Intel Core i5-8250U

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-8250U

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-8250U

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-8250U

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-8250U AMD A12-9800
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
3DNow!
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V

Architecture

Intel Core i5-8250U AMD A12-9800
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs AMD_Excavator
Market Mobile vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133 vs DDR4
Codename Kaby Lake vs Bristol Ridge
Release Date Sep 2017 vs Sep 2016

Cores

Intel Core i5-8250U AMD A12-9800
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 8 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD 620 vs Radeon R7

Cache

Intel Core i5-8250U AMD A12-9800
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 0 KB

Physical

Intel Core i5-8250U AMD A12-9800
Socket Intel BGA1356 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp unknown vs unknown
Package FC-BGA1356 vs uPGA
Die Size unknown vs unknown
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-8250U AMD A12-9800
Cpu Frequency 1600 MHz vs 3800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3400 MHz vs 4200 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 15 W vs 65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    4080 points
  • AMD A12-9800
    2898 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    9216 points
  • AMD A12-9800
    9124 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    146
  • AMD A12-9800
    89

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8250U
    523
  • AMD A12-9800
    319

points - higher is better